Great Canadian HEINZ Ketchup Cake

90 16 servings, 1/16 recipe (116 g) each
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16 servings, 1/16 recipe (116 g) each

Ketchup in a cake? Created to celebrate the 100th anniversary of HEINZ in Canada, this showstopping cake tastes as good as it looks. If you are a fan of carrot cake, you'll want to try this recipe!

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  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Spray 2 (9-inch) round pans with cooking spray; cover bottoms with parchment.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and spices. Mix ketchup, water and food colouring in separate bowl until blended.
  • Beat 3/4 cup butter and brown sugar in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Blend in eggs, 1 at a time. Add flour mixture alternately with ketchup mixture, mixing well after each addition. Pour into prepared pans.
  • Bake 30 min. or until toothpick inserted in centres comes out clean. Cool cakes in pans 10 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
  • Beat cream cheese, vanilla and remaining butter in separate large bowl with mixer until creamy. Gradually beat in icing sugar until mixture is light and fluffy.
  • Stack cake layers on plate, filling and frosting with cream cheese icing.


Substitute 4 cups of your favourite purchased vanilla or cream cheese frosting for the homemade icing.

How to Mask Frosting Imperfections

Mask any frosting imperfections by gently pressing shredded coconut into frosting before it becomes firm.


Leave top of cake unfrosted; spread with Kraft Pure Raspberry Jam. Pipe remaining icing around top edge of cake.


  • 16 servings, 1/16 recipe (116 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings, 1/16 recipe (116 g) each
Calories 460
% Daily Value
Total fat 21g
Saturated fat 13g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 400mg
Carbohydrate 65g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 52g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • McDerrrp |

    I'm here from a website that posts stupid memes. Derp. Derp. Derp.

  • 9gag_ |

    Yep 9gag brought me here


    WOW. Very ketchup. Such delicious.

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